Author Archives: Tony Peters

2021 Clandestine Vineyards Adelaide Hills Pinot Grigio

A lot of people have 9-5 jobs.  They rock up, do their job and go home.  I’m not saying it’s a boring thing because I have no doubt there are those who know they have done an 8 hour day … Continue reading

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2021 Clandestine Vineyards Tempranillo Rosé

I’m sure I am not the only one who is not happy with how summer has been for the last 40 days.  There doesn’t seem to have been enough sunny summer days.  I mean, yes, plenty of warm-ish days but … Continue reading

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2018 Grey Sands Shiraz

Way back in the early years of ‘the law’, if a group or gang was involved in an offence, all those charged would have to be in court for the matter to be heard.  If one was not present, the … Continue reading

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2018 Patina Orange Region Pinot Noir

When tasting a wine, I like to make notes.  Tasting this wine, I wrote: “this is not your normal Pinot.”  After re-reading my notes I thought, gee, that’s subjective.  One person’s ‘not normal’ could be another’s normal.  This can relate … Continue reading

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2021 Huntington Estate Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 

A particular blend of two red grape varieties has been dubbed, for many many years, the ‘quintessential Australian blend’ and I am a fan of it.  For as long as I have been interested in, and drinking wine, Semillon and Sauvignon … Continue reading

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2015 Levantine Hill Blanc de Blanc

I was listening to a podcast the other day about an enthusiastic bushwalker who was camping in the Tasmanian wilderness during winter.  He cleared an area of snow and lit a fire.  Interestingly, after a while, a number of different … Continue reading

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Chardonnay Stars from Levantine Hill

I don’t know if you’ve ever had the opportunity to visit Milford Sound approximately 4 hours from Queenstown, New Zealand during the wet months. There are a myriad of waterfalls that, for me (not so my wife), were fascinating.  I … Continue reading

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2019 Golden Grove Estate Mourvèdre

If you are reading this and are 168 years old (not likely of course), your parents planted the seed for you to grow the same year the first Mourvèdre vines were planted in Australia, 1853 in the Barossa Valley, and … Continue reading

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2017 Grey Sands Shiraz Rosé

The colour of this Rosé got me thinking; how many different colours of the rose flower are there? I googled it (of course) and I was surprised to learn there are only 24 different colours (mind you, there are more … Continue reading

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2021 Huntington Estate Unwooded Chardonnay

In the last month or so I have seen a fellow playing with a yoyo and a young lady on roller blades. These are things we don’t see much of these days. That’s not to say they haven’t been out … Continue reading

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